A group of very happy graduates surrounded by WVC President Brad Davis, Vice President of Instruction Kuni Hay, Vice President of Student Support Services Victoria Hindes, and faculty members Renee Paquier (Administration of Justice), Dr. Dulce Maria Gray (English and Women & Gender Studies), and Dr. Anna Brichko (French Language and Culture).
This is a banner year for Global Studies at WVC: eight students were awarded AA degrees in Liberal Arts with emphasis on Cultural and Global Studies–the highest number on record! The Global Citizenship Committee conferred each of them with a Global Citizenship stole.
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Since it is the college’s 50th year anniversary, graduation took place at the very festive and beautiful Mountain Winery in Saratoga.
Five of the eight highly accomplished students who earned AA degrees with emphasis in Cultural and Global Studies: (left to right) Sonia Espejo, Miyuki Manzanedo, Natasha Morgan-Witts, Aditi Prabhka, and Ksenia Koulechova. (Photo by DMG)
WVC President Brad Davis addresses the graduates and their families.
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Some of the members of the WVC Global Citizenship Committee (left to right): Heidi Diamond (teaches Business), Renee Paquier (teaches Administration of Justice), Vicky Kalivitis (teaches English), Dr. Anna Brichko (teaches French), Dr. Dulce Maria Gray (teaches English and Women and Gender Studies), Katherine Moore-Wines (teaches Child Studies), Dr. Cynthia Napoli Abella Reiss (teaches Art History).